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India should address rights issues: Human Rights Watch


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) India should accept the recommendations by UN member states to address the country's "most serious human rights problems", Human Rights Watch said Monday.During the September ... Read more...

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Julian Assange trying to deflect attention: US


August 21st, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US government has accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of trying to deflect attention from his sexual assault charges after he called on Washington to stop ... Read more...

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Congress urges Mamata to support Pranab, says FDI in retail soon


June 17th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Congress Sunday urged Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee and also said the government will shortly bring ... Read more...

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Now transport fees threaten to upend US-Pakistan ties (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) After all the assertions of their deep existential and strategic interests in Afghanistan, the United States and Pakistan are squabbling over how much to charge ... Read more...

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Annandale ground: Army, Himachal head for confrontation (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Himachal Pradesh government appear to be heading for a confrontation over the strategically important Annandale ground here, which has been ... Read more...

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Himachal introduces bill to strengthen Lokayukta (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday introduced a bill to put an effective Lokayukta system in place by giving more power to the ombudsman.Introducing ... Read more...

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Himachal introduces bill to strengthen Lokayukta


April 4th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday introduced a bill to bring an effective Lokayukta system in place, giving more power to the ombudsman.Introducing the ... Read more...

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‘Arunachal is integral part of India’


February 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A day after China objected to Defence Minister A.K. Antony's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, India Sunday reiterated that the state is its integral part and ... Read more...

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CA has to improve communication with fans: Sutherland


February 18th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland admitted that it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public to avoid situations like a public ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel headless, cases pile up


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Over 1,100 cases have piled up with the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir, as it has remained headless for more ... Read more...

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Government to act against sites with objectionable content (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The central government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against all the accused persons heading 21 social networking sites, including Facebook and Google, ... Read more...

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Centre approves action against sites with objectionable content (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The central government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against all the accused persons heading 21 social networking sites, including Facebook and Google, ... Read more...

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Centre approves action against sites with objectionable content


January 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Central government Friday gave the green signal to proceed against all the accused persons heading 21 social networking sites, including Facebook and Google, ... Read more...

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We will give Lokayukta more powers in Himachal: Chief Minister (Interview)


December 30th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has promised a corruption-free state with a powerful Lokayukta system in place. He said he is in touch ... Read more...

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Biden says Taliban isn’t US enemy


December 20th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A comment by US Vice President Joe Biden that "the Taliban per se is not our enemy" has given the Republicans a new handle, but ... Read more...

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Hazare seeks to work with Rahul Gandhi in future


December 10th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after blaming Rahul Gandhi for the "weak" Lokpal draft, Anna Hazare Saturday said the Congress leader represents the youth and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Omar meets Antony on AFSPA ahead of state cabinet meet


November 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony in New Delhi to discuss his government's demand for withdrawal of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t allow compromise on dignity: Khar


September 29th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan will not allow its dignity to be compromised, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar amid heightened tension between the Washington and Islamabad.The US-Pakistan ties became ... Read more...

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We fancy our chances against T&T;: Steven Smith


September 27th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) New South Wales Blues fancy their chances against Trinidad and Tobago when the teams clash here Wednesday in the Champions League T20 tournament, going by Aussie ... Read more...

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Suspects plead not guilty in Giants fan beating case


August 11th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The two suspects accused of beating a San Francisco Giants fan in March have entered the plea of not guilty. 30-year-old Marvin Norwood and 28-year-old Louie ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP to act against errant MP within week


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday said it would decide in a week on the action to be taken against party ... Read more...

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US promises not to repeat Osama raid: Gilani


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says he has received US assurances that there will be no repeat of the unilateral commando raid that killed ... Read more...

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Jeff Conaway’s health condition is grim


May 24th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New reports on the health of Jeff Conaway say the actor’s recovery from pneumonia remains “increasingly grim.” A source cited in the report said a blood ... Read more...

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Osama killing a unique moment for the region: India (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos in Pakistan provides "a unique moment" for countries in the region to step up their war ... Read more...

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Osama killing ‘a unique moment’ for the region: India (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos in Pakistan provides "a unique moment" for countries in the region to step up their war ... Read more...

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Islamic clerics hail Osama killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Leading Islamic clerics here Monday hailed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan as a "major blow to terrorism."Lucknow's Naib Imam Maulana ... Read more...

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Af-Pak-US meeting slated for May 3 in Islamabad: Husain Haqqani


April 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): Trilateral talks between Pakistan, Afghanistan and the United States will be held on May 3 in Islamabad, Pakistan's Ambassador to Washington, Husain Haqqani, has said.He also rejected the assertions ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants US “to succeed in Afghanistan”: Husain Haqqani


April 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, has rejected the assertions made in a recent The Wall Street Journal report, which said that Islamabad was urging Afghan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama confirms he is American by birth


April 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): The White House's move to unseal, and release, Barack Obama's birth certificate came after polls indicated a growing number of Americans doubting that basic fact.A USA ... Read more...

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Pak rejects ‘Gilani urges Karzai to dump US, ally with Islamabad’ report as “baseless”


April 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Pakistan has rejected the assertions made in a recent The Wall Street Journal report, which said that Islamabad was urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai to dump the United ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India must ensure Rajapaksa faces war crimes trial


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) India should take steps to ensure that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa faces trial for war crimes, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa said ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali case: ED questions Puducherry Lieutenant Governor


April 20th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Puducherry, Apr 20 (ANI): Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh was on Wednesday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials over his alleged links with Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who ... Read more...

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PMO sanctions ED to quiz Puducherry Lieutenant Governor


April 19th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has reportedly given its nod to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to question Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh on his alleged links with ... Read more...

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MHA permits ED to quiz Puducherry Lt Governor


April 18th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today sanctioned the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to initiate process to question Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Iqbal Singh in connection with his alleged ... Read more...

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Lucknow clerics condemn Afridi’s remarks


April 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Muslim clerics here have taken strong exception to Pakistani cricket skipper Shahid Afridi's remark about his countrymen being "more large-hearted" than Indians, terming him a ... Read more...

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